- plural form of effluvium
Effluvia are defined as vapors, invisible particles or auras.
An example of effluvia are carbon dioxide gases.
- The wind from the north-west, known as the cers, blows with great violence, and the sea-breeze is often laden with pestilential effluvia from the lagoons.
- Aethers were invented for the planets to swim in, to constitute electric atmospheres and magnetic effluvia, to convey sensations from one part of our bodies to another, and so on, till all space had been filled three or four times over with aethers.